TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – With two rounds played, the FGCU women’s golf team maintained the 10th position in the team rankings at FSU Match Up at Southwood Golf Course Saturday.
In the matchup rankings, in which FGCU is paired with Atlantic Sun foe Mercer University, the team sits in fifth place with a score of 763 through two rounds.
As a unit, the Eagles are currently tied with Kansas with a team score of 620 through two rounds. The Eagles produced an exact replica of their first-round score with a 310 in the second round of competition.
In a field of strong competitors, the team sits just 20 strokes out of the top five and 34 strokes behind tournament leader South Carolina.
“Today we seemed to struggle a little more, even though we shot the same scores,” explained head coach Sarah Trew. “We short-sided ourselves a lot and that makes for a long day. We are very capable of putting up a good score but we need to get out of our own way and not make things more difficult than they need to be.”
Individually, the Eagles were again led by Briana Carlson (Inverness, Fla./Citrus High School. Carlson tied for 28th place after producing a second-round score of +4. Carlson holds a tournament card of 152.
Georgia Price (Bude, England/Fort Myers High School) moved up in the individual rankings with a card of 74 in the second round. Price also sits tied for 28th with a combined score of 152.
Megan Van Etten (Trinity, Fla./J.W. Mitchell HS) cut one stroke off her first-round score to produce a 78 on Saturday. Van Etten currently ranks tied at 43rd with a total score of 157.
Mei Khuan Yong (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia/S.M.K. Cochrane) finished the second round with a total score of 161 for a tie at 55th. Yong carded an 82 in the second round. Sara Detlefsen (Eagan, Minn./Minnesota Virtual Academy) rounded out the team’s lineup with a score of 85 on Saturday. Detlefsen ranks 57th in the field with a total card of 162.
The Green and Blue will conclude play at the FSU Match Up on Sunday at the Southwood Golf Club. The three-day, 54-hole tournament features individual and team components, with FGCU being teamed with Mercer during team competition.
1.South Carolina 586
3.Florida State 592
5.Texas A&M 600
7.Miss. State 603
T28. Briana Carlson 152
T28. Georgia Price 152
T43. Megan Van Etten 157
T55. Mei Khaun Yong 161
T57. Sara Detlefsen 162
Paired Team Results
Florida State/Texas A&M 739
South Carolina/Mississippi State 739
Mississippi State/Kansas State 752